For the purposes of this Policy, ‘Personal Information’ is regarded and relates to personally identifiable information of natural or juristic persons. Natural persons can be identified, whether directly or indirectly, by identification number or factors specific to his/her physical, mental, economical, social or cultural identity, including factors such as name, location or online identifier.
Notwithstanding the exceptions in terms of this Policy, Code Cabin and brand representative, Lit.so (hereafter Lit.so) will not sell, rent or loan any Personal Information to third parties. Code Cabin and Lit.so is committed to protecting the data you share with us.Data Processing
Code Cabin and Lit.so relies on your consent for data processing purposes. The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) defines consent as “…freely given, specific, informed…, a statement or by a clear affirmative action, signifies agreement to the processing of Personal Data…”.
Code Cabin and Lit.so provides for granular consent processes in each instance where personally identifiable data is processed. We support the spirit and aim of data protection proposed by the GDPR, and endeavouring to affect Privacy by Design.Information received/collected
Subject to this Policy, in the course of utilizing Our Product or by way of communications with Code Cabin and Lit.so, the following information may be collected and/or received per consent by you, the User or website visitor:
In order better communicate with our customer or potential customers, Lit.so hosts a live chat box on its site (https://lit.so/). If you, as website visitor, choose to get in touch with our agents via this Live Chat box, you must first consent to your data being processed for support/chat related purposes. Consent is verified by means of a check box and a notice (live chat consent clause) stipulating our data retention period. Based on this consent, Lit.so may receive your name and email and information relating to your browser, operating system, type (new or returning visitor) and visiting page url. The latter information is utilized for enhanced support provision. Once this chat data has been processed, it is stored on Lit.so’s site database for the period specified in the live chat consent clause but may be requested, rectified or erased on your request, at any time.Data Submitted via Form Entry
Any data submitted to Code Cabin and Lit.so by means of our contact form, is reserved for specific product support and query related purposes. If you choose to get in touch with our agents via this form, you must first consent to your data being processed. Consent is verified by means of a check box and a notice stipulating the details of the data controller (Code Cabin and Lit.so) and the data retention period. Based on this consent, Code Cabin and Lit.so may receive your name, email address and website url and information relating to the support query. This information is processed and stored on our internal support desk (not a third-party service, thereby providing an additional safety measure) and is retained for as long as reasonably required to act as reference for returning queries. You will be prompted to consent to the retention of you data for a reasonably required period. Only acting support agents of Code Cabin and Lit.so will have access to said information, subject to the signing of a confidentiality agreement. Your information may be requested, rectified or erased upon request, at any time.Data submitted upon purchase
For completion of purchase Users of Lit.so are required to submit information such as a name and email address for receipt of Our Product and to create an account via which the purchase of said product is verified. By voluntarily providing us with Account information, the User submits that he is the owner of the information provided or are otherwise authorized to provide it to Code Cabin and Lit.so. This information, along with your transaction ID, is kept as reference to your opened account for as long as reasonably required. So as to give effect to the right of access to held information in terms of the GDPR, Lit.so has provided for a GDPR Actions page. From here, you may view, download, rectify or erase your data. [Erasure of data comes with a stern warning that this terminates the license held by the User, as this is unchangeably attached to your personally identifiable data]. Code Cabin and Lit.so in no way endeavours to make consent a condition of using our service, however, we require consent, as per regulation, to process your Personal Data and attach purchased licenses to it.
Code Cabin and Lit.so further promoted the protection of your data by making use of payment solutions Stripe and PayPal, who also demonstrate compliance with the GDPR and have strict data protection measures in place.Personal Data attached to Subscriber Lists
Such information is created, inputted, submitted, posted, transmitted, stored or displayed by you.
The collection of this data is on a strictly consensual basis for the purpose of rendering service in relation to Our Product or communicating marketing material. Information communicated may consist of notifications of new releases, updates, versions, changes, upgrades and/or future prospects. Code Cabin and Lit.so will only communicate information reasonably relevant to the purpose of list subscriptions or information we reasonably believe will fall in your interest.
Furthermore, our newsletter campaigns will provide you with the needed information required by regulation: why we are emailing you, your previous consent and subscription and a clear option to opt out.
Code Cabin and Lit.so will not communicate marketing information to you unless you have duly consented by subscribing to our newsletter lists. Code Cabin and Lit.so do not generate automatic lists based on User or site visitors actions and where previously collected in this fashion, subscribers were prompted to re-subscribe and so confirm their consent.
You, as subscriber, may opt out of all subscriptions at any time.Your Data Shared and Disclosed
Code Cabin and Lit.so may share your Personal Data only in exceptional, limited circumstances as listed below:
Code Cabin and Lit.so undertake to apply discretion and caution when disclosing information for statistical purposes, so as to guard against disclosing any information by which you can be identified personally by any means whatsoever.Data Integrity
Employees, agents, officers and end-users within or outside of Code Cabin and Lit.so will be given access to information they need to know only. Code Cabin and brand representatives undertake to not disclose Personal Data where not reasonably necessary or reasoned. Code Cabin and Lit.so will take all appropriate legal, organizational and technical measures to protect the Personal Data of Users, site visitors, employees, agents, officers and end-users within or outside of Code Cabin and brand representatives with access to Personal Data will be held responsible for any privacy violations in terms of this Policy and, where appropriate, institute terminations of contracts and employment.
Notwithstanding the terms of this Policy set out above, you submits that Code Cabin and Lit.so may share public information and anonymized aggregated data when involved in a merger, acquisition or sale of company. You further submits by consenting to our data processing, that Code Cabin and brand representatives may retain Personal Information in back-ups for a reasonable period of time, even after termination of the relationship between the latter party and the User or site visitor, unless erasure is otherwise requested. Upon request, Code Cabin and Lit.so will delete, correct and/or block any Personal Information from further use and processing, unless restricted by law.
All Personal Information collected and processed is reviewed to ensure that Code Cabin and Lit.so only store data needed to provide or improve Our Product. Reasonable steps are taken to ensure that Personal Information processed is accurate, complete and current. The User submits and has the right to provide Code Cabin and Lit.so with relevant information and so update their profiles if and when information changes.Security
Code Cabin and brand representatives take reasonable steps to protect Personal Information from loss, misuse, disclosure, alteration or destruction. However, the Users submits, by using Our Product, that he understands the risks associated with transmitting data.Cookies
Lit.so does not make use of any cookies to store personally identifiable data.Children
Children under the age of 18 are not to submit any Personal Information through or in relation to our service. Parents and guardians are called upon to help enforce this policy. If we become aware that a child under 16 has provided us with Personal Information, we will delete such information from our files.Rights of Data Subjects
If you decide, at any time, that you no longer wish to receive marketing communications from Code Cabin and Lit.so, please visit our opt out page. You may also email us by sending your request to [email protected]. Please note, however, that even after you opt out from receiving marketing material, you may continue to receive essential product information.
Code Cabin and Lit.so recognizes your right to request access and receive information about the Personal Information we hold, to update and rectify incomplete or inaccurate information, to restrict or object to the processing of your Personal Data, to have the information blocked, anonymized or deleted, as appropriate, or to exercise your right to data portability to transfer your Personal Data to another company. Furthermore, you also have the right to lodge a complaint with a competent supervisory authority subject to applicable law.
To update your preferences, ask us to remove your information from our mailing lists, delete your account or submit a request to exercise your rights under applicable law, please contact us at [email protected] or submit a request here.Timelines
Code Cabin and Lit.so have ensured that certain processes are in place to meet a request of access, rectification, objection, erasure and opt-out is processed without undue delay and within the period of one (1) month.Breach Notifications
Code Cabin and brand representatives will notify the relevant Users of any data breached within 72 hours of discovery and without undue delay.Amendments to this Policy
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